COVID-19 Announcements, measures, and guidelines

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JANUARY 7, 2021

COVID-19 Pandemic Update

On the recommendation of the Direction générale de santé publique and to ensure the safety of the population, the Quebec government announced yesterday evening the implementation of additional measures to break the second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic, including a curfew in effect between 8:00 p.m. and 5:00 a.m.

The new measures will come into effect on Saturday, January 9 and will be applicable for four weeks, until February 8, throughout Quebec, with the exception the Cree Territory of James Bay and Nunavik.

In this context, we would like to inform you of the instructions in effect at our research and educational institution:

  • The prioritization of distance work is maintained.
  • Research activities requiring a laboratory presence may continue, in compliance with the health measures in place and the additional measures announced by the government. Persons authorized to circulate outside the permitted hours will be identified by the centers and will receive an official authorization.
  • Travel between regions should be avoided.

If you have any questions or require further information, we invite you to contact your team’s manager directly.

Thank you for your continued collaboration and take care of yourself,

INRS General Management

INRS is mobilized to support you during the COVID-19 pandemic

A committee has been set up to closely monitor developments. This committee communicates regularly and as soon as necessary the instructions, important information and preventive measures announced by the Quebec Ministry of Education and Higher Education and by Public Health.

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